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PNG Optimization

Taking a look at exhaustive lossless PNG encoding.

02-01-2014

Gate Automation with Twilio

How to automate opening annoying code-less apartment gates with the wonderful power of Twilio.

01-31-2014

Everyday python

For the people who ask me why I like programming so much.

09-10-2013

Introducing s3tup

Declarative configuration management and deployment for Amazon S3 using simple yaml files.

09-09-2013

UTD Directory Scraping

An in-depth tutorial on university directory scraping. You know... in case you ever need to do that...

09-02-2013

OkCreeper Angular-ized

Brand new features for all you creeps out there.

08-29-2013

Authenticating Web Scrapers in Python

The basics on how to get the data you want even if you need to be logged in to access it.

03-31-2013

On Planning

Why you should stop thinking so much.

09-18-2012